There’s No Place Like Home: Learn About This Family Promise Community Member’s Full-Circle Experience

October 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. When Cordell Rolle first started volunteering for Family Promise of Brevard (FL), he never would have guessed how instrumental the organization would be in his life. Following a stint in …

Family Promise Hosts NJ Symposium

October 6, 2022 | National News

Family Promise hosted a Symposium last month that saw Affiliate members from across the country gather in Morristown, NJ, for three days of collaboration, networking, and learning.  “Attendees from across the country made new connections, laughed, studied, and then returned to their offices to put their new learnings into practice,” …

Family Promise to Host Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge to Raise Awareness of Family Homelessness

October 4, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 4, 2022– Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that …

Hispanic Heritage Month: The Importance of Bilingualism in Social Services

September 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when we recognize and celebrate the many cultures, histories, and contributions of the American Latino community. At Family Promise, we are grateful for the many staff members and volunteers of Latino descent who contribute to our organization’s fight against family homelessness. We are especially …

What’s Trending This Week?

September 27, 2022 | National News

Pandemic hotel housing programs are ending, leaving many with no place to go  Hotel programs across the country that once served their city’s unhoused community as an alternative to shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic have begun closing their doors. Recently, a hotel leased by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless …

Meet the Air Force Veteran Who’s Fighting Family Homelessness by Bringing Education Services to His Community

September 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  Doug Holton and his wife were looking to give back locally when they first came across Family Promise of Brevard (FL). After volunteering for several local nonprofits, they found many …

Belk’s Donations to Family Promise Top $3.1 Million in Support of Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness

September 7, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The southern department store became the nonprofit’s leading active funder after a $360,000 donation from its spring Charity Day Sale. SUMMIT, NJ, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022– Southern department store, Belk, raised more than $360,000 during the company’s 2022 spring Charity Day Sale in support of Family Promise Affiliates and their work …

Housing In the News

September 6, 2022 | National News

Evictions back to pre-pandemic levels as advocates take on abusive practices and rents continue climbing   Evictions have returned to pre-pandemic levels, and have in some places eclipsed that amount, in the year that’s followed the Supreme Court’s striking down eviction moratorium from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. While …

Family Promise Announces New Board Member Lori Winkler

August 25, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ, AUGUST 25, 2022— Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today announced the appointment of Lori Winkler to the organization’s board of trustees.  “We are honored to welcome Lori to the established group of community leaders and professionals that make up our …

What’s Trending This Week?

August 23, 2022 | National News

New homes needed by the millions as inflation adds to lack of affordable construction The housing crisis continues to feel the impacts of the lag in new home construction that began during the 2008 market crash. Recent data from reveals the need to build new homes by the millions …

Trending This Week

August 9, 2022 | National News

New York Searches for Common Ground in Seeking Housing Solutions Steadily rising costs, zoning restrictions, and disagreements between local and state politicians continue to inflame the depleted housing supply and lack of affordable options in New York City. As Mayor Eric Adam’s has pledged $22 billion toward affordable housing over …

This Family Promise Staff Member is Making a National Impact Through Fostering Relationships Between Volunteers and Guests

August 5, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Andrew Rounds, an intern at Family Promise. The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Amy Jones builds bridges and unlocks community resources as the manager of volunteer engagement for Family Promise Union County …